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Synonyms for breed

Synonyms for breed

to produce sexually or asexually others of one's kind

to be the biological father of

to bring into existence and foster the development of

a class that is defined by the common attribute or attributes possessed by all its members

Synonyms for breed

a special variety of domesticated animals within a species

a special type

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call forth

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copulate with a female, used especially of horses

have young (animals) or reproduce (organisms)

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Nobody can say for certain what other dogs Sailor and Canton were bred to--curly-coated retrievers, St.
Since full-blooded Boers were extremely expensive, a lot of goat breeders bought a Boer buck to breed to their Nubian does, and then bred back the offspring to increase the percentage of Boer blood in their herds.
Dean Britton, of Ferndale, Rhondda, has bred the first golden eagle to be born in captivity in Wales PICTURES: Peter Bolter (c)
An animal's fate changes from owner to owner; it can fall victim to all manner of illegal activity; and if it is bred in captivity, it loses many of the legal protections afforded wild-caught endangered species.
BRED Bank (Fiji) Limited and BRED (Vanuatu) Limited are arms of BRED Banque Populaire, the largest regional banking society in France's second major banking group Banque Populaire Caisse d Epargne (BPCE) Group.
Industrial turkeys are bred for maximum breast meat; they cannot breed naturally and must be artificially inseminated.
Those breeds that can be used to guard criminal activities or used in the very lucrative ``sport'' of dog fighting are bred indiscriminately and sold or given to humans who are evil, irresponsible or merely ignorant of warning indicators in the behavior of the dog.
None of the chestnut varieties bred [o resist blight so far has the shoot-the-sun height of the pure American chestnut and its famed scrappiness for competing in a forest canopy.
The Soft Feather section is made up of breeds which, although originating from the Jungle Fowl, have been developed by breeders in many different parts of the world and often named according to the areas or even towns and counties where they were bred, such as the Andalusian, Minorcas and Anconas, also British breeds such as the Sussex, Orpington and Scots Grey.
Scientists believe that ferrets have a bright future because every year they have been released into the wild, they have bred.
You may want to raise animals that are bred for beef or dairy, or you might want a dual purpose type of cow that provides enough milk for your family and also a good beef-type calf to butcher.
THOUSAND OAKS - Bred by Irish Gypsies and named for a movie star, the newborn foal was all legs on a recent summer morning.
Promoted by vertically integrated hog operations--industrial firms that not only mass-rear hogs but also slaughter them and package the meat for supermarkets--these pigs have been bred to bulk up quickly on a high-protein diet, laying down fairly lean meat.